“American Independence” | Met Gala 2021

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“American Independence” | Met Gala 2021

This year, the Costume Institute presents a two-part 2021 exhibit, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” and “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.”
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This year, the Costume Institute presents a two-part 2021 exhibit, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” and “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.” Part one of the exhibition, “A Lexicon of Fashion,” will open on September 18th at the Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Met, marking the Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary. Hosted by co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, and Naomi Osaka and honorary chairs Tom Ford, Adam Mosseri, and Anna Wintour to celebrate the opening of the exhibit, the annual MET Gala was held in New York City on September 13th.

Lily-Rose DEPP, French-American actress and CHANEL ambassador, wore a pink sequin bustier top and skirt embroidered with pink and black flowers in tulle and silk organza with sequins and glass beads from the Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection. CHANEL bag and shoes CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Zina” earrings and ring in 18K white gold with diamonds, “Diamant Evanescent” ring in 18K white gold with diamonds CHANEL Makeup

Kristen STEWART, American actress and CHANEL ambassador, wore a ruffled pink and black ennobled lace vest and blouse with white tweed pants adorned with an embroidered braid rom the Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture collection. CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Comète Spirale” ring in 18K white gold with diamonds CHANEL “Boy.Friend” watch in steel and diamonds CHANEL shoes CHANEL Makeup

Whitney PEAK, Canadian actress and CHANEL ambassador, wore black and navy petticoat dress with a fully embroidered tweed effect sequin top and ruffled skirt in taffeta and ennobled lace from the Fall-Winter 2020/21 Haute Couture collection. 200 hours of work was required for the making of this dress with 33,000 embroidered elements CHANEL shoes and bag CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Lion Vénitien” necklace in 18K white gold with diamonds, “Coco Crush” slim rings and “Shooting Star” earring in 18K white gold with diamonds

Margaret QUALLEY, American actress and CHANEL ambassador, wore a long white dress in organdy and silk tulle embroidered entirely with floral motifs in pastel, white and siler tones, look 35, from the Spring-Summer 2020 Haute Couture collection. 1,300 hours of work was required for the making of this dress more than 95,000 embroidered elements (sequins, glass beads & crystals) CHANEL shoes, tights, and bag CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Jeanne” tiara in 18K white gold with diamonds, “Motif Russe” earrings in 18K white gold with diamonds and cultured pearls, “Endless Knot” ring in 18K white gold with diamonds and cultured pearls, “Perles Désinvoltes” bracelet in 18K white gold with diamonds and cultured pearls CHANEL Makeup

Pharrell WILLAMS, American musician and producer and CHANEL ambassador, wore a black leather top and trousers with white leather piping and a black leather fringe coat, look 20, from the 2013/14 Paris-Dallas Métiers d’art collection. CHANEL necklace, shoes and sunglasses CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Coco Crush” bracelets in 18K yellow gold and diamonds Helen WILLIAMS wore a black leather top and trousers with white leather piping and a black leather fringe coat from the 2013/14 Paris-Dallas Métiers d’art collection. CHANEL shoes CHANEL Fine Jewelry: “Comète” ring in 18K white gold with diamonds

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Emma RADUCANU, British tennis player and 2021 US Open Champion, wore a white and black printed silk twill top and skirt with a white and black printed silk crepe coat, look 55, from the Cruise 2021/22 Ready-to-Wear collection. CHANEL shoes, belt and bag CHANEL Makeup

Cara Delevingne wore Dior Haute Couture 30 Montaigne white wool and silk pants with a Dior white leather plastron and Dior shoes.
Makeup by Dior Beauty.

 

Rachel Zegler wore a Dior Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2021 draped dress with “The Empress” motif in multicolored dévoré velvet. She also wore Dior fine jewelry.

Yara Shahidi wore a Dior Haute Couture brown embroidered silk dress with a gold tulle cape, Dior gloves, hair accessory, belt and shoes. Makeup by Dior Beauty.

 

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